Tag Archives: LULAC Orgullo de San Antonio

LGBT Activists Invite Community to MLK March

LGBT Activists Invite Community to MLK March

When local activists Darrell Garcia Parsons and his husband, Jason Garcia Parsons, learned that no local LGBT group was organizing the community to participate in the  city’s Martin Luther King, Jr. March on January 16, they decided to take on the task themselves. “Jason and I were planning on marching anyways and had not heard

2016 In Review: Honorable & Dishonorable Mentions

HONORABLE MENTIONS Advocate and ally: State Senator Jose Menéndez Long-considered an ally, Senator Jose Menéndez has worked to advance legislation that is beneficial to the LGBT community. Recently, Equality Texas named him one of the top five senators on LGBT issues. In April 2015, Menéndez worked to help prevent the passage of Senate Bill 2065,

2016 In Review: A Year in the Life of LGBT SA

A select month-by-month recap of stories about our community reported here and elsewhere in 2016. JANUARY Rev. Mick Hinson to leave MCC SA Reverend Mick Hinson, pastor of the Metropolitan Community Church of San Antonio announced he was resigning his position. Candidates line-up to speak at Stonewall Dems endorsement forum The Stonewall Democrats of San

SA LGBT LULAC Named Council of the Year

San Antonio’s LGBT LULAC chapter was named National Council of the Year at the 87th National LULAC Convention in Washington, D.C. last week. The award was presented to Orgullo de San Antonio LGBT LULAC Council #22198 by Roger Rocha, Jr., president of LULAC National. LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) was founded in 1929.

SA Community Reacts to Orlando Shootings

Updated: Sun. June 12, 2016 6:48 p.m. The San Antonio LGBT community awoke on Sunday morning to the news of the horrific killing of 50 people and the wounding of 53 others at the Pulse dance club in Orlando, Florida. Investigators are classifying the crime, which is the worst mass shooting in the history of

Leadership change at S.A. LGBT LULAC chapter

LULAC chapter 22198 Orgullo de San Antonio sent out an press release from its new president on Friday, November 21 announcing a leadership change. The new president of LULAC Orgullo is Robert Salcido, who serves on the boards of the Pride Center and the S.A. LGBT Chamber of Commerce. He also is on the mayor’s

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